Sikh community in Nashik celebrates 555th Gurpurab

  • | Tuesday | 28th November, 2023

Nashik: The Sikh community of Nashik on Monday celebrated the 555th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith, with joy and enthusiasm.Celebrations started from November 17 and continued till November 23, which involved spreading awareness about the Guru Granth Sahib. Several members of the community also started the celebrations on November 24.The main celebrations were held in Manmad, which also has a significant number of the people from the community.Hundreds of citizens participated singing the keertan in processions which were taken out on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Volunteers, or sevadars managed the programmes very well, said Kulvinder Singh Gujral, vice president of Guru Nanak Darbar, Shingada Talav, Nashik. Programmes at gurudwaras majorly included the Jathas, who explained to the public about the Gurubani, the teachings of the Guru Nanak. All gurudwaras had the langar, where people from all walks of life can have food free of cost.The langar at a gurudwara is the teaching of Guru Nanak that every man needs food to live and water to drink, said Sarabjeet Singh, from Nashik Road. We also published the following articles recentlyMumbais Sikh and Sindhi communities to celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti on MondayGenerous donors deposit bags of rice, dal, besan, sugar, and ghee at gurdwaras citywide for a three-day community langar celebrating the 554th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. The festival, known as Prakash Utsav or Gurupurab, is marked by various religious rituals, including Asa di vaar, ardas, nagar kirtan, Akhand Paath Sahib, and langar. The celebration also includes cultural programs, hymn recitations from the Guru Granth Sahib, and storytelling about Guru Nanaks life journey. The festivities attract around 40,000 people and are also celebrated by the Sindhi community.Pakistan issues 3000 visas to Sikh pilgrims to celebrate birth anniversary of Guru Nanak DevPakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued around 3000 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to attend the event celebrating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The event is set to be held in Pakistan from November 25 to December 4, and the pilgrims will visit Dera Sahib, Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib, and Kartarpur Sahib. The issuance of visas is covered under the framework of the Pakistan-India Protocol on visits to Religious Shrines of 1974.Mridula Oberoi on celebrating Guru Nanak Jayanti: I feel a lot of peace spending time in the GurudwaraYeh Hai Chahatein actress Mridula Oberoi celebrates Guru Nanak Jayanti with her family. The festival holds a lot of significance in her life. She visits the Gurudwara, enjoys the peaceful atmosphere, and participates in spiritual activities. She misses celebrating the festival in her hometown, especially visiting the Golden Temple. In Pathankot, the festival is a three-day celebration with Akhand Path, seva, Langar, and holy songs. Mridula is thankful to Babaji for her success in Mumbai and overcoming lifes challenges.

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